Quotes by Charles Baudelaire

The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. D ancing is ...

Charles Baudelaire dancers dancing music musicians poetry poets

It is at the same time by poetry and through poetry, by and through music, that the soul glimpses the splendors found behind the t omb; and ...

Charles Baudelaire paradise poetry poets music musicians

In philosophical inquiry, the human spirit, imitating the movement of the stars, must follow a curve which brings it back to its p oint of d ...

Charles Baudelaire thinking thoughtful

These beings have no other profession than to cultivate the idea of beauty in their person, to satisfy their passions, to feel and to think. ...

Charles Baudelaire dandies and dandyism elegance sophistication

All beauties contain, like all possible phenomena, something eternal and something transitory,--something absolute and something p articular ...

Charles Baudelaire aesthetics beauty

Our religion ... is itself profoundly sad--a religion of universal anguish, and one which, because of its very catholicity, grants full libe ...

Charles Baudelaire Catholicism

For me, Romanticism is the most recent and the most current expression of beauty. ...

Charles Baudelaire romanticism aesthetics beauty

I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy. ...

Charles Baudelaire beauty sadness

Every idea is endowed of itself with immortal life, like a human being. All created form, even that which is created by man, is im mortal. F ...

Charles Baudelaire immortality

There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened. ...

Charles Baudelaire consciousness

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